Green BIM: Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 28, 2008 - Computers - 268 pages
Meet the challenge of integrating Building Information Modeling and sustainability with this in-depth guide, which pairs these two revolutionary movements to create environmentally friendly design through a streamlined process. Written by an award-winning team that has gone beyond theory to lead the implementation of Green BIM projects, this comprehensive reference features practical strategies, techniques, and real-world expertise so that you can create sustainable BIM projects, no matter what their scale.
 

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Contents

Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 1 Introducing Green
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 2 Building Information Modeling
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 3 Integrated Design Teams
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 4 Methodology For Sustainable Solutions
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 5 Sustainable BIM Building Form
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 6 Sustainable BIM Building Systems
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Chapter 7 The Future of BIM and Sustainable Design
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Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling Index
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Eddy Krygiel, AIA, LEED AP is a practicing architect at BNIM Architects, which has four projects that have received AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project Awards. Eddy is responsible for implementing BIM at BNIM and also consults for other firms looking to implement BIM. He also teaches Revit to practicing architects and architectural students and has lectured around the nation on the use of BIM in the construction industry. Eddy has co-authored papers and books on BIM and sustainability as well as several books on using Autodesk Revit Architecture.

Bradley Nies, AIA, LEED AP, is a registered architect and Director of Elements, the sustainable design consulting division of BNIM Architects. Brad has worked on all levels of U.S. Green Building Council LEED-Certified projects, including two that achieved Platinum certification.

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